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UA to Launch State’s First Educational Neuroscience Program

Undergraduate students at The University of Alabama can enroll in the state’s first educational neuroscience program by the fall 2020 semester.

November 1, 2018

Online Exhibition Examines Tobacco Companies’ Targeting of Minorities

A University of Alabama professor’s latest online exhibition explores methods used by tobacco companies for years to target African Americans and other minority groups.

October 30, 2018

UA Engineers Develop Solution to Child Heat Deaths in Cars

A patent-pending device developed by University of Alabama researchers can alert a cell phone when a human or animal is inside a parked vehicle getting too hot. It monitors carbon dioxide levels from human...

October 8, 2018

‘All of Us’ Research Program at UA Enrolling Participants

Participating sites in the national All of Us Research Program, including The University of Alabama College of Community Health Sciences, have received another round of funding for work on the landmark effort to advance...

August 29, 2018

UA Launches Child Intervention Pilot for Traumatized Youth

UA researchers are working with social service providers to implement an intervention intended to help manage problem behaviors in children who've experienced trauma.

August 23, 2018

UA Researchers Examining Parkinson’s Resilience

Research underway at The University of Alabama, supported by the National Institutes of Health, hopes to identify factors and methods through which individuals are either resilient or susceptible to the neurodegeneration in the brain...

August 1, 2018

Microscopic Battle

Though 1,000 times smaller than a human hair’s width, Andhra, and other viruses like her, could prove vital as researchers seek new approaches in fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

July 9, 2018

College of Nursing Receives Support for NIH Research Program

The University of Alabama’s Capstone College of Nursing is one of six universities nationwide to receive funding through a mini-grant from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) to support the National Institutes...

June 15, 2018

UA Announces New Master’s Degree in Public Health

The University of Alabama’s College of Human Environmental Sciences is adding a Master’s in Public Health program, which will be offered both on campus and by distance.

June 13, 2018

Researcher Wins NSF Award to Study Dormancy in Metastatic Cancer

With funding from a National Science Foundation CAREER Award, a pioneering bioengineering project at The University of Alabama will engineer environments that mimic conditions in the brain to gain insight into this process in...

May 23, 2018

State Crash Data Shows Seat Belt Use Critical in Saving Lives

Those involved in auto crashes while not wearing seat belts are 40 times more likely to die than those who buckle up, according to an analysis of state crash records from the past five...

May 22, 2018

UA Doctoral Student Empowering Older Adults Through Sex Ed

Christina Pierpaoli Parker’s dissertation, "The Senior Sex Education Experience (SEXEE) Study," currently in proposal, will design, implement and evaluate sex education for older adults, focusing on risk-reduction, improving sexual function, and increasing sexual health...

April 27, 2018

Light Therapy

Grief for a young colleague and natural intellectual curiosity launched Dr. Elizabeth T. Papish on a path toward using a metal, light and acidity to battle cancer cells. Trials and treatments may still be...

April 13, 2018

UA Students Highlight Research, Creativity during Annual Conference

More than 450 undergraduate students at The University of Alabama are highlighting their research and creative projects during the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Conference March 28-30.

March 26, 2018